Anecdotal Evidence

People will be like “i dont know a single person IRL who has had covid” and believe its not possible to get. Meanwhile, they dont know a single billionaire IRL and believe thats totally achievable — Flick (@Frediculous) June 26, 2020

Sore Today, Gone Tomorrow?

The long ride in the heat yesterday is certainly taking it’s toll. Water On the plus side, I’m not at all dehydrated! No headaches after the ride or this morning, which is something I’ve encountered when out riding in the heat and not drinking enough liquid. I consumed ~4 bottles of water during the ride […]

Do As We Say, Not as We Do

—@PaulaReidCBS to Pence: “It really does sound like you’re saying, ‘Do as we say, not as we do.’ You’re telling people to listen to local officials, but in Tulsa you defied local health officials…How can you say that the campaign is not part of the problem?” pic.twitter.com/96dkjow28L — Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) June 26, 2020 The […]

The HEY Stack

Interesting look into modern software development. The HEY stack:– Vanilla Ruby on Rails on the backend, running on edge– Stimulus, Turbolinks, Trix + NEW MAGIC on the front end– MySQL for DB (Vitess for sharding)– Redis for short-lived data + caching– ElasticSearch for indexing– AWS/K8S — DHH (@dhh) June 24, 2020

The App Store Doesn’t Make Apps Safe

From Michael Tsai’s blog, a great collection of why the Apple App Store doesn’t make users safer. It’s a tollgate, an expensive one, which provides not much in the way of security. Heck, even a manager from Uber is quoted in there! I built out and headed up App Store optimization for all of Uber’s […]

Hand Motions

In response to Apple announcing in the WWDC keynote that hand-washing could now be tracked via the Apple Watch in iOS 14, this was the funniest comment of all WWDC: WHAT OTHER HAND MOTIONS ARE THEY TRACKING — Craig Hockenberry (@chockenberry) June 22, 2020